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Secondary Counselor

Red Lion Area Sr High School: Secondary Counselor

The Red Lion Area School District is looking for a Senior High School Counselor at the Red Lion Area Senior High School.

The Red Lion Area School District is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment based on any legally-protected status. If you need assistance or accommodation in completing any application for employment, please contact the Human Resources Department at (717) 244-4518. For more information regarding the District's EEO status or to file a complaint, please go to and review Board Policy 104.



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School Counselor

Young Scholars of Central Pennsylvania Charter School

YOUNG SCHOLARS OF CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA CHARTER SCHOOL (YSCPCS) is seeking qualified candidates to fill the School Counselor position. Applications are invited from dedicated and enthusiastic, professional educators for the position by September 8, 2023. If interested, forward a letter of interest, resume, Pennsylvania Standard Application, three current professional letters of reference and transcripts to:

High School Counselor

Commonwealth Charter Academy

Working from one of our Family Service Centers in Pennsylvania, the School Counselor will virtually assist students and parents/learning coaches with course selection, scheduling and will be the initial point of contact for student concerns that span multiple subject areas as well as non-academic issues.  The School Counselor will become an expert on course and credit requirements and will work with the Manager of Counseling Services to establish counseling processes for high school students.


In order to be successful in any role at CCA, employee must carry out all responsibilities in such a way that demonstrates and models the values of CCA, abides by all standards and behaves in a professional and engaged manner at all times.



  • Advise students and families related to academics, college and career planning and graduation;

  • Keep abreast of all high school graduation requirements, including special requirements such as community service, and communicate this information to the high school administrators;

  • Assist students and parents with the secondary school course selection process according to specific state credit and graduation requirements and student needs and interests.  An integral part of this process is assisting students and parents to develop a  Four Year Plan for meeting graduation requirements;

  • Advise students with issues related to dropping courses and changing schedules, seeking support as needed, while ensuring that the school’s course selection and drop policies are adhered to;

  • Follow procedures to ensure that Commonwealth Charter Academy transcripts are accurate and up-to-date;

  • Work with the administrative assistants to obtain school records from the student’s previous school (where applicable) and forwarding student records when appropriate;

  • Implement programs for students and families related to social or emotional adjustment issues;

  • Work with school teams to identify and help families to access school and community resources;

  • Coordinate with a team of high school teachers to help identify students who are “at risk” or “in crisis”.   Act as a point of contact for these students and families, communicating regularly with them;

  • Implement efforts to secure complete and accurate records for Commonwealth Charter Academy students;

  • Support families through the school withdrawal process, assisting with data collection regarding withdrawal;

  • Participate in the development of crisis prevention and management plans for the school and serve as a key member of the Student Support Team (MTSS);

  • Receive training in Student Assistance Program (SAP) and become an active member on SAP team;

  • Participate and give feedback during 504 and IEP meetings for students with 504s and IEPs.

  • Report and refer critical incidents that jeopardize student well-being as obligated by law, administrative regulations, or ethical standards.  Stay abreast of all state regulations relating to incident reporting and documentation;

  • Assist teachers when students enroll mid-semester, ensuring that teachers receive guidance on integrating the students into their coursework, and that previous grades, credits, and evaluations are handled appropriately;

  • Communicate with the Curriculum Team to ensure that curriculum offerings meet state requirements.

  • Implement special programs such as Advanced Placement support, Graduation projects, career readiness, and college entrance preparation;

  • Understand the requirements for and assist families in the registration and preparation for exams such as Keystones, PSAT, SAT, ACT, and AP exams;

  • Help students to research and understand their post-secondary career and educational options;

                      Assist with student preparation of applications for college and jobs;

                      Educate students and parents about college admissions requirements                          and financial aid;

                      Support professional development activities for teachers and school                              staff members;

                      Other duties as assigned.




  • Strong technology skills (especially with Microsoft Office products)

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written

  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain good rapport with students, families, and colleagues.

  • Self-motivated

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Strong Organizational and time-management skills

  • High degree of flexibility

  • Team player with demonstrated leadership skills

  • Demonstrated ability to work well in fast-paced environment

  • Willingness and ability to instruct and/or lead counseling-focused lessons

  • Willingness to travel on occasion for marketing and state testing events  (may require occasional overnight travel)

  • Family focused approach


Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.


Physical Demands

This is largely a sedentary role. Requires the ability to lift, squat, sit, bend or stand as necessary.  Ability to travel to other sites/locations as needed.



Position Type

  • Full-time

  • Exempt

  • Salary




Travel may be required for this position.


Required Education and Experience

Master’s Degree in Counseling or Related Field

Pennsylvania Counselor certification

2 years of relevant work experience


Preferred Education and Experience

5 years of relevant work experience

SAP Certification (K-12)


Additional Eligibility Qualifications

  • Valid PA Driver’s License

  • Appropriate Automobile Insurance Coverage


Other Duties


Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.



Commonwealth Charter Academy is an equal opportunity employment, educational and service organization

School Counselor

School Counselor Maplewood Jr/Se High School grades 7-12.

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Long Term

Long term substitute at Cumberland Valley High School (Gr 10-12) in Mechanicsburg, PA.  8/23/23 through approximately 1/24/24.


Please go to to apply or contact Brian Robinson, Asst. Dir. Student Services,  ( or 717-756-1081), if interested.


Contact Email:



Middle School Counselor

Bellefonte Area School District is accepting applications for an Anticipated School Counselor at the Bellefonte Middle School. 


-PA teaching certificate in Secondary School Counselor or Secondary School Guidance

-Official Transcripts


Spring/Summer 2023 graduates are welcome to apply. 

*PRAXIS and letter of eligibility from graduating college/university in lieu of teaching
  certificate for Spring/Summer 2023 graduates will be accepted. 
  Original teaching certificate provided once received.


This position is in accordance with the current Collective Bargaining Agreement


Outside Applicants:

-Current Clearances Required (within past 5 years)
*Act 34   (Criminal History)
*Act 114 (FBI Fingerprint)

*Act 151 (PA Child Abuse)
Clearances must be attached to your online application to be considered for an interview.
Clearances MUST be for employment.
Volunteer clearances will not be accepted.
(Information regarding clearances can be found on our website at:, Human Resources, Clearances.)


Current Staff:

Please click on the INTERNAL button and follow the outlined steps.

The hired candidate will be required the following upon hire:
*Act 168 paperwork
*Current Physical (within past year of hire start date)
*Current TB test (within past 3 months of hire start date)


Address your cover letter to:
Mrs. Tammie Burnaford, Superintendent

Bellefonte Area School District
318 North Allegheny Street
Bellefonte, PA 16823


All applications need to be submitted online.  Please do not submit hard copies or email back-up documents.


General application questions may be directed to Human Resources via email at or by calling 814-355-4814 ext. 3057.


BASD is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Career & College Readiness School Counselor

The Jeannette City School District is seeking an applicant for a Career and College Readiness School Counselor.  PA School Counselor K-12 Certificate required.  Preferred experience in Career and College Readiness.  Please submit a letter of interest, resume, PA Standard Application and Acts 34, 114, 151, and 126 clearances updated within the last year, to Mr. Matthew Jones, Superintendent, by July 28, 2023.

Full-Time Transition Counselor

Cumberland Perry Area CTC has an opening for a permanent full-time Transition Counselor beginning in the 2023-2024 school year. Responsibilities include planning and coordinating activities to successfully educate and assist student enrollment into CTE programs. Secondary or K-12 School Counselor Certification required.  Applications will be reviewed until position is filled.

Application details, job description, and clearance requirements available at under School Information Employment. Applications may be submitted by mail or email to


Secondary & Elementary School Counselor Positions

The Allentown School District has several secondary and elementary school counselor positions open.  Please use this link to see available positions and their job descriptions.

Substitute Certified School Counselor



Cambria Heights School District is accepting applications for the following

 long-term substitute position at Cambria Heights Middle School

beginning August 21, 2023:



Certified School Counselor

(PA Elementary and Secondary School Counselor certification preferred.)


Send letter of interest, PA Standard Application, and certification to:


Mr. Kenneth J. Kerchenske, Superintendent

Cambria Heights School District

P.O. Box 66

426 Glendale Lake Road

Patton, PA 16668


Application materials may be sent via email to


Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.



Applicants must be able to provide state mandated clearances

prior to employment.

Secondary School Counselor

Halifax Area School District is Accepting Applications for the following positions for the 2023-2024 school year:



Secondary School Counselor



Relevant PA certification required.  Successful candidates will be persons of integrity, talented educators with strong organizational, leadership, and interpersonal skills.  Candidates must have high level teaching skills, high academic achievement, and outstanding letters of recommendation.  Salary based on contract schedule.


All applicants must submit the following: Letter of interest, resume, PA standard application, PA certification, Act 34 & Act 151 clearances, FBI fingerprint check, and a copy of college transcripts.  Physical exam, signed Act 24 Arrest Conviction Report, and various mandated trainings will be required upon employment.  All prospective candidates must comply with Act 168 Employment History Review process.  Submit application and qualifications to:  Dr. David R. Hatfield, Superintendent, Halifax Area School District, 3940 Peters Mountain Road, Halifax, PA  17032.  Application deadline is Monday, May 15, 2023.  EOE

(2) Long-Term Substitute School Counselor


Two Long Term Substitute School Counselor positions working in nonpublic schools in the Harrisburg area.  More information is posted on the CAIU website under careers.

Full-Time School Counselor

The Franklin County Career & Technology is seeking a full-time School Counselor.

The School Counselor is responsible for providing students with personal, social, career and educational counseling.  School Counselors advocate for students and work with other individuals and organizations to promote academic, career, personal, and social development, assisting students to evaluate their abilities, interests, talents, and personalities to develop realistic academic and career goals.

Requirements: Master's degree in Counseling and K-12 or Secondary Guidance Certification

Contact Michelle Mellott, Outreach Coordinator, at (717)263-9033 (x205) or  for application instructions and/or more information. FCCTC is an equal opportunity employer.

Long-Term Elementary School Counselor Substitute

The Northwest Area School District is accepting applications for the following position:

  • Long Term Elementary School Counselor Substitute - first half of 2023-24 school year

Deadline: June 25, 2023 or until positions are filled

Additional information available upon request.

Please send a letter of interest, application, resume, clearances, and three recent letters of recommendation to:

Jessica Hurst

243 Thorne Hill Road

Shickshinny, PA 18655

(Upon hiring, Act 168 Disclosure Form and School Personnel Health Record/TB results will be requested)

Elementary School Counselor

POSITION: SCHOOL COUNSELOR                                    




                   (.5) MEDIA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL


QUALIFICATIONS:  Minimum master’s degree. Active and valid Pennsylvania Certification in School Counseling PreK-12. Ability to read, analyze and interpret professional journals, technical procedures and government regulations; ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedures; ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of administrators, students, parents and the general public; ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference; ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations; ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory to instructional program; ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with students, peers and parents; skill in oral and written communication.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 lbs., such as testing material. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision. Subject to indoor work environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Elementary School Counselor

Scranton School District

Elementary School Counselor

Job Title:  School Counselor
Location(s):  Whittier Elementary 
Reports to: Building Principal and Director of Compliance
Hours: In accordance with District scheduled school day
Salary: In accordance with CBA
Job Goal: Help students attain an optimum level of personal and social adjustment.  In order to coordinate a comprehensive counseling program, the School Counselor will work closely with the Principal, other administrators and the teachers.

1. Must possess an active Pennsylvania Elementary School Counselor (K-12) certification.
2. Masters degree from an accredited college/university.
3. Possess strong computer technology skills.

  • Monitor students' progress through communications with the teachers and report to parents weekly.

  • Assist and hold Student Attendance Improvement Meetings with truant students, their families  and outside agencies.

  • Possess knowledge of required courses as per PA school code.

  • Assist with the coordination of MTSS 

  • Assit with coordination of Act 339 College and Career Readiness requirements 

  • Provide individual counseling and group guidance to help students cope effectively with  personal, social, academic, career, and family concerns.

  • Consult with parents, teachers, administrators, and supporting agencies concerning the needs and abilities of students.

  • Implement a comprehensive student performance appraisal process by:            

         a. Selecting and administering appropriate ability, achievement, and interest tests.
         b. Visiting with students and interviewing interested adults.
         c. Interpreting results to students, teachers, administrators and parents.

  • Update and maintain confidential student records as per state and federal guidelines, including cumulative records and student files.

  • Identify students with special needs and make appropriate recommendation and referrals.

  • Implement an effective program of education and career planning,

  • Assist in a continuous program of student orientation.

  • Provide Social Emotional Learning (SEL) awareness and programs for all students.

  • Ensure an engaging and positive environment that encourages student involvement. 

  • Provide counseling to students who are tardy, truant or absent. 

  • Ability to advocate for students at individual education plan meetings, student study teams and at school attendance review boards, as necessary.

  • Follow and enforce all CDC and DOH guidelines.

  • All other duties as assigned by the superintendent or his/her designee.


  •  Help students attain an optimum level of personal and social adjustment.

  •  Consult with parents, teachers, administrators, and supporting agencies concerning the needs and abilities of students.

  •  Ensure that all activities conform to district guidelines, policies, and procedures.

  •  Communicate effectively with all members of the school district and community.

  •  Work effectively with community organizations.

  •  React to change productively and handle other tasks as assigned.

  •  Support the value of education.


  • Ability to reach above and below the waist.

  • Ability to use fingers to pick, feel and grasp objects.

  • Some stooping, bending and twisting of the body required.

  • Ability to lift and/or carry supplies and/or papers weighing no more than 20 lbs.

  • Ability to sit, stand, walk or move throughout the building and/or office, often for extended periods of the workday.


  •  Visual acuity. Auditory acuity.


  • Typical office environment.

  • Subject to inside environmental conditions.

  • Travel to students' homes.


  • Must possess excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Must be able to work in an environment with frequent interruptions.

  • Able to make appropriate decisions and work under high level of stress.


  • Ability to communicate effectively.

  • Ability to organize tasks.

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks.

  • Ability to exercise good judgment.


  • Salary and work year to be established per the collective bargaining agreement.

  • This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. The employee will be required to follow any other job related instructions and is to perform any other job related duties assigned by the Building Principal or designee.

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable a qualified individual with a disability or disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the job.


  • Evaluations will be conducted in accordance with the district’s performance evaluation form for professional employees.

  • Observations and evaluations shall be the responsibility of the Building Principal and/or Program Director.

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Elementary & Secondary Counselors

The North Pocono School District is accepting applications for the

following positions for the 2023-2024 school year:



Interested persons should submit a letter of interest, PA state application,

resume, certifications/diploma, Acts 34, 151 and 114 clearances, transcripts and

letters of reference to the Superintendent of Schools on/or before April 11, 2023.

Daniel J Powell, Ed.D.

Superintendent of Schools

North Pocono School District

701 Church Street

Moscow, PA 18444

Secondary School Counselor

Lower Merion

A PA Certification in Secondary School Counseling (Gr. 6-12 or K-12) required. 3-5 years of successful experience as a school Counselor at the high school level and the ability to meet the needs of students, parents and staff through various service systems required


Elementary and Secondary Positions

The School District of Philadelphia has openings for School Counselors across all grade levels, K through 12.  We are looking for passionate and knowledgeable school counselors to implement counseling programs that assist students in their personal, social, and academic development.



Substitute High School Counselor

The Schuylkill Valley School District has an anticipated vacancy for a Long-Term Substitute School Counselor at the high school effective March 10, 2023.  This position is responsible for academic, career, and personal counseling for students.  The proven ability to relate positively with students and parents, knowledge of child growth and development, testing and test interpretation, counseling techniques and approaches, educational psychology, learning theory, career development, high school experience, appropriate PA certification, demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with others, and acceptable record of attendance are required. Minority candidates are encouraged to apply.  EOE.

Contact Email:


Assistant Professor in Human Services: School Counseling or School Psychology

The Department of Psychological Studies in Education in the College of Education and Human Development at Temple University is seeking to fill an Assistant Professor of Instruction (non-tenure track) faculty position in Human Services and School Counseling or School Psychology beginning August 2023. The compelling candidate will be able to meet key instructional needs for the Human Services courses taken by Human Development and Community Engagement (HDCE) undergraduate students as well as School Counseling courses taken by Counseling Psychology graduate students or behaviorally oriented courses in the School Psychology graduate programs.  Ideally, the candidate for this position will have specialized training in school counseling or school psychology as well as Human Services expertise.  Required qualifications are an earned doctorate and certification in School or Counseling Psychology or a relevant field, and experience in teaching university-level courses. Experience working with community organizations or a BCBA credential is preferred. 


Applicants interested in the position should send electronic copies of a letter of application, a current curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references to using the subject line “Assistant Professor HDCE.” References will not be contacted during the initial screening process.  Questions about the position should be directed to Assistant Professor Kelly McGinn, Chair of the Search Committee at


Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled or closed.



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